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F1 2022

F1 fans allowed to attend final two days of pre-season testing

Tickets have gone on sale for the final two days of 2022 pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit.

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F1 fans will have the opportunity to attend two days of pre-season testing in 2022, with the Bahrain International Circuit launching ticket sales on Wednesday.

As the sport heads into a new era with overhauled technical regulations, teams will be given six days to prepare at a pair of three-day tests – one session held in Barcelona (23-25 February) and the other in Bahrain (10-12 March).

However, the first test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will essentially be held behind closed doors; while the media can attend, there will be no live television broadcast or fans in attendance.

Bahrain launch ticket sales for final two days of testing

In Bahrain, the situation will change somewhat, with a live TV broadcast planned and fans permitted to attend for two of the three days.

Tickets can now be purchased via the official Bahrain GP website for the second and third days of the test (11-12 March), marking the first opportunity for fans to witness in person the new generation of F1 cars in action. The first day of the test will not be open to the public.

All fans who purchase tickets for the Bahrain GP before 1 March will be granted free access to pre-season testing, while single test tickets can be bought for 5 Bahraini dinar (BD2.5 for children) per day, equating to approximately £10 and £5 respectively.

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